A vintage VHS collector loses his girlfriend, his friends and his relationship with his parents while on a quest for a rare lost direct-to-video movie, gradually sinking into underground culture and the realm of snuff films.
When the superstar CEO of a huge technology conglomerate dies suddenly, the rest of the board order his staff to maintain the illusion that he’s still alive, for the benefit of their share price. Unfortunately, he was expected to make a huge keynote speech announcing their new product in a month.
In 1926 Agatha Christie, the mystery novelist, disappeared for eleven days and never talked about it. In that time she was recruited by the government to help solve a rural murder full of international espionage and Empire-damaging consequences.
Two men meet in an abandoned slaughterhouse after conversing online: one a cannibal and the other a sadomasochist not quite willing to be eaten. They play a series of mind games to decide who lives and who dies.
A frustrated man builds a robot to help him woo the woman of his dreams. As the robot becomes more attached to her, he faces a choice: dismantle (kill) his new friend or subject them both to his jealous, invincible robotic rage.
A large meteor impacts Earth in the desert, bringing with it a miracle fruit that grows everywhere, spreads rapidly and is very edible and nutritious. However, when evidence of its sentience grows, a separatist movement of scientists who refuse to eat it hole up in remote areas around the world.
A journalist goes undercover at a German mega-brothel, looking for a story. Instead she finds the mainstream sex industry - institutionalised, safe, clean, and happy. Undeterred, she concocts a scandel, in the process ruining several people’s lives.
A group of retired investigators meet annually to try to solve notorious cold cases, but when the evidence points to one of their members as the culprit, the doors to the country club are locked, the moderator deciding no-one can leave until the murder is solved.
Genetically modified weasels escape from a government facility and head to a nearby small town, breeding like crazy. The only one willing to take a stand is the sheriff, who not only has to fend off rabid weasels but the government suits looking to quarantine the town.
A group of astronauts on a mission to colonise Mars break down under the pressure of isolation and the responsibility of having children with each other. If they fail they will be called back to Earth.
Two brothers, after their military service in World War II, marry sisters. One couple tries to settle down and raise a family, the other travels the world in search of business opportunities and fortune. Each have the problem of alcoholism hanging over them, being the cause of their father’s death.
Two movie-buff friends are in a car accident. One is in a coma. When the other wakes up, he screens their favourite films in his friend’s room around the clock, against the advice of doctors and both their families, hoping it will make him wake up.
I love love love this idea, only tricky thing would be licensing all the films (maybe they’re all public domain?) The title is a quote from Tombstone. Also, I’ve been on fire this week. Best ideas yet, methinks.
Two nations go to war over a sacred tree, alone in the desert between them, said to have healing powers. Caught between them is a mercenary, being paid by both sides, who is quickly developing a conscience.
A mild-mannered teenager escapes from a violent and abusive correctional camp with his hot-headed friend, stealing a car and embarking on a crime spree, the authorities on their tail. But can he trust the friend he thought he knew?
Every year in South Carolina Operation Rolling Thunder cracks down on drug trafficking for five days. A grizzled bounty hunter has caught wind of this operation, and fights the cops every step of the way to take back his bonds.
A home invasion turned hostage situation at a secluded summer cabin by a lake goes wrong when the father of the family tackles one of the men, revealing his brother, who has been extorted into carrying it out on the promise that no-one would be hurt. Together they have to take down the other man who wants them to reveal their guilty secret, then die.
A Roman Centuria is sent to crush an uprising in Gaul, only to discover that several towns have become over-run with parasitic aliens, sending the residents violently insane. They team up with a small anti-Empire resistene group hiding in the hills to take out the threat.
When an American professional competitive eater suffers a near-fatal heart attack, his wife gives him a choice: his career or his family. Making it all the more difficult is his Japanese arch-rival, challenging him at pork brains, a food never used in contests before.
At the mall, a young woman gets a call that will change her life: a mountain climber, trapped on Everest, trying to phone his estranged wife. She decides to track down his wife so they can speak together one final time before he dies.